‘Report: Moroccan teachers lowest paid in the Arab world, after Algeria,’ Hespress (Morocco), 30 April 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
An American report of teacher salaries in fourteen different countries places Moroccan teachers as the second lowest paid in the Arab world, just ahead of Algeria, earning an average monthly wage of $512.– – – تقرير يُصنف المعلم المغربي الأقل أجرا عربيا بعد الجزائر ٣٠ أبريل ٢٠١٤ وضع…

‘Death of Moroccan football player Ayoub Shatof in the ongoing war in Syria,’ Ariffino (Morocco), 27 April 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
A young Moroccan footballer from the German Bundesliga died fighting in Syria last week. Ayoub Shatof underwent training in Turkey before joining the fight against Bashar al-Assad’s forces.– – – – مقتل اللاعب الناظوري بالبوندسليغا أيوب شعطوف في الحرب الدائرة بسوريا ٢٧ أبريل ٢٠١٤ أفادت مصادر مقربة من…

‘Morocco remains silent after questions from British newspaper “The Guardian”,’ Al-Mustaqbal As-Sahrawi (Sahrawi Refugee Camps – Algeria), 28 April 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
An article published by The Guardian on Sunday discussed a push for British tourists to boycott Morocco over human rights abuses in the Western Sahara. The newspaper approached Moroccan authorities for comment, but received no response.– – المغرب يلتزم الصمت امام اسئلة جريدة الغارديان البريطانية ٢٨ أبريل ٢٠١٤…

‘Four other students arrested on suspicion of their involvement in the death of student in Fes, as the list of suspects grows to eight,’ Goud (Morocco), 28 April 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
After a student was killed on a university campus in Fes during a confrontation between an Islamist and a Leftist student group, Moroccan police have arrested four other students on suspicion of their involvement. Three of the students are being held on charges of premeditated murder, while the…

‘Morocco expecting significant decline in grain harvest,’ Al-Jazeera (Qatar), 24 April 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Low levels of rainfall is causing the Moroccan Ministry of Agriculture to prepare for a significant decline in this year’s grain harvest, which could hurt growth prospects for the kingdom. Rising global cereal prices, and alterations to EU conditions on imports have hurt Morocco’s economy.– – – المغرب…